Black Rock Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
45° 10' 13.2'' N    -64° 45' 42.6'' W
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45° 10' 13.2'' N    -64° 45' 42.6'' W    Google Map

BLACK ROCK II - Light Details


Location:West of Canada Creek, south shore of Minas Channel
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is operational
Automated:All operating lights in Nova Scotia are automated.
Date Automated:Automated by 1993
Began:1967
Year Lit:1967
Structure Type:Round fiberglass tower, white, two red horizontal bands
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1992)
Tower Height:034ft feet high.
Light Height:049ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1967 - 1973 - replaced original tower of 1848
  • 1973 - automated by this date - 1990 - alteration of some form
  • 1992 - 4th order dioptric lens, flashing white (12s)